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Gallery at the Wall: Students prepare submissions for outdoor gallery

NASHUA – All across the city, young artists are splattering paint, sketching designs and honing their talents to prepare for the Gallery at the Wall, an outdoor gallery dedicated to celebrating “the heart and soul” of Greater Nashua. The Gallery at the Wall will be located at Rotary ...

Shaheen: N.H. Obamacare enrollment down

NASHUA – Monday, U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., said Granite State enrollment in Affordable Care Act health insurance plans is down by more than 4,000 compared to this time last year — while the nation as a whole is behind by more than 500,000. Shaheen joined Mayor Jim Donchess and ...

Testimony begins Wednesday in 2017 attempted murder case

NASHUA – After a lengthy series of motions, responses and hearings, a handful of competency evaluations, more than a dozen sealed documents and a mid-stream change of defense attorneys, attempted murder suspect Cyrinus “Framk” Morris is set for a Wednesday trial. Morris, 49, a former ...

Traffic stop leads to arrest

NASHUA – What began as an attempt by a Nashua police officer to pull over a car he allegedly saw speed past him on the Daniel Webster Highway Friday night would end up with the driver under arrest on a series of charges going back to July. The driver, Peter Hartwell, 42, most recently of 66 ...

Musicians perform to inspire students

NASHUA — A group of Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra musicians stopped by the Amherst Street Elementary School last month to inspire the youth through music. Sinfonietta Strings of Greater Nashua hosted these Harvard College musicians who came to perform their 21st Century After School program ...

Prosecutor agrees to suspended sentence

NASHUA – A county prosecutor told a Superior Court judge on Monday she would rather see 33-year-old Joe Burgos continue to make significant strides toward recovery than interrupt his momentum by putting him behind bars. Since Burgos was released from jail and sent to an in-patient treatment ...

Gov. Sununu announces staff for second term

CONCORD – Gov. Chris Sununu announced members of his staff for his second term. The list is as follows: Paul Collins, senior adviser; Jayne Millerick, chief of staff; David Bettencourt, policy director; Pamela Colantuono, citizen services liaison; Christopher Collins, special ...

Tactical Christmas: Santa to lead SWAT team

NASHUA – In the spirit of holiday giving, the Nashua Police Athletic League and the Manchester Police Athletic League will team up for the fifth annual Tactical Christmas. At 8 a.m. Dec. 21, Nashua Police Department officers will gather at Whole Foods on Amherst Street to collect what they ...

New Hampshire health coverage sign-ups lag deadline nears

CONCORD (AP) – Fewer people in New Hampshire have signed up for insurance under former President Barack Obama’s health care law this year as the enrollment deadline nears. Figures released Thursday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show that as of Dec. 1, about 15,000 ...

Guilty pleas to theft, drug charges settle Mass. man’s cases

NASHUA – A Superior Court judge on Friday accepted a plea agreement that keeps Worcester resident Kane Bloomfield out of jail and prison, as long as he abides by several conditions that include a drug and alcohol evaluation. Bloomfield, 34, of 14 Claremont St., Apt. 13, who lived in ...

Where were the horse watering troughs located?

LYNDEBOROUGH – About ten years ago, when members of the Historical Society decided it was time to update the town’s history, a committee decided that the new book had to fill in the gaps in the two existing histories, the Donovan History written in 1905, and a book published by the town in ...

Officials facing quandary

MILFORD – Three residents questioned selectmen last week about their intentions regarding MACC-Base, the area emergency communications system for Milford, Wilton and Mont Vernon. Consultants have advised the town to withdraw from the agency, and last month the town sent out a request for ...

Beekeeper’s products featured at local fair

MILFORD – When Susan Lanphear worked as a chemist had bad reactions to some of the chemicals and couldn’t find products that worked for her. Then she discovered honey and beeswax and found they soften and cleared her skin. Seven years ago she began making honey-infused skin care products ...

Celebrate Nashua: Yvonne Dunetz’s ‘labor of love’ debuts on YouTube

Assigned the task of taking stock of all that Nashua has to offer, then sorting out the results and compiling everything into an informative production, even the most ardent researcher would likely break out in a cold sweat. But for longtime Nashua resident Yvonne Dunetz, a holistic healer who ...

Shop with a Cop event lends a hand

NASHUA - As Nashua Police Chief Andrew Lavoie put it, the Target store on Amherst Street was the safest of them all throughout New England Saturday morning while 25 uniformed officers helped kids in the community do some holiday shopping. The Nashua Police Patrolman’s Association and the ...

Celebrating Reading

NASHUA – Parents and their children had the opportunity to learn more about the Mayor’s Winter Reading Challenge Saturday at the Arlington Street Community Center. The center hosted a holiday party where people could learn more about the challenge and enjoy various activities. This ...

Holiday Tradition

Rachel Robida tells Santa Claus what she would like this year for Christmas, while sitting on his lap during Santa in the Park event Saturday at Greeley Park.

Homeward Bound event raises over $75,000 for homelessness

NASHUA – For eight consecutive years, the Anne Marie House, which provides a number of services for housing, meals, education, careers and support, has hosted Homeward Bound Food and Beverage Festival to raise funds for their programs. This year the festival took place on Nov. 29 from ...

Nashua South Math Team continues to dominate

NASHUA – When Nashua High School South teacher Kellie Gabriel began coaching the school’s math team several years ago, it was a challenge to find 10 students willing to participate. To say interest has multiplied may by an understatement, as Gabriel now finds herself with as many as 90 ...

Debate on school start date

NASHUA – In New Hampshire, 84 percent of school districts start before Labor Day, but this may change in the coming years, thanks to Gov. Chris Sununu’s Save our Summers Study Commission. “Restoring a few days in August and beginning school after the traditional end-of-summer holiday ...